Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

MP Mark Adler Rejects Turkish Prime Minister’s Anti-Zionist Remarks

Mr. Speaker Our government categorically rejects the remarks on Zionism made by Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan yesterday at the opening session of the fifth...

None Is Too Many

Irving Abella and Harold Troper’s book, None is Too Many, was truly ground breaking when it was first published thirty years ago. It took...

Statement by Mr. Bob Dechert (Mississauga—Erindale, CPC) regarding Office of Religious Freedom

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to applaud our government regarding the announcement made last week to establish an office of religious freedom within the...

MP Mark Adler hosts event to honour the 30th Anniversary Edition of ‘None is Too Many’

OTTAWA- On Tuesday February 26th MP Mark Adler will be hosting an event to honour the 30th anniversary edition of the book ‘None is...

Co-Chair of the All Party Interfaith Committee MP Mark Adler Applauds the Establishment of the Office of Religious Freedom

OTTAWA- Co-Chair of the All Party Interfaith Committee (APIF) MP Mark Adler, York Centre, applauds the establishment of the Office of Religious Freedom. On...

Statement by Mr. Deepak Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, CPC) on Foreign Affairs

Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, three treaties: “Agreement between the Government of...

Statement by Hon. Mauril Bélanger (Ottawa—Vanier, Lib.) on Tunisia

Mr. Speaker, I have twice had the opportunity to visit Tunisia. I discovered a wonderful country, rich in history and full of warm, respectful...

Statement by Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.) on Syria

Mr. Speaker, I just met with Syrian Canadians who put a human face on the unspeakable horrors and atrocities in Syria, where some 70,000...

Statement by Mr. Costas Menegakis (Richmond Hill, CPC):

Mr. Speaker, earlier this week the notorious Saeed Mortazavi, a man once known as the Butcher of Tehran, briefly found himself inside the same...

Baird Urges Aggressive Action to Isolate Hezbollah

February 5, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada commends Bulgaria for its thorough investigation of last summer’s...

Ministers Kenney and Oliver issue statement condemning anti-Semitic vandalism in Toronto

Ottawa, February 1, 2013 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, and the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources,...

Statement — Baird Condemns Iran’s Continued Nuclear Proliferation

February 1, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: Canada strongly condemns reports that Iran intends to further expand its...